Calendar of Events
Opening Reception5:30-8:00 p.m.Join the Prison Creative Arts Project as we celebrate the opening of the 18th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners. Formerly incarcerated artists, and Curators Buzz Alexander, Janie Paul, Sari Adelson and Charlie Michaels, will address visitors to the gallery at 6:15 p.m. Free and open to the public. Exhibition open from March 19-April 3, 2013.
Duderstadt Center Gallery, 2281 Bonisteel Blvd. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.prisonarts.org [map]
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Every Thursday at 11am, Motawi Tileworks offers a free tour of the Tileworks. You can scope out our studio, meet our staff, and watch the tilemaking process up close. No need to make a reservation - just show up! Best for ages 8 to adult.
Motawi Tileworks, 170 Enterprise Drive. Free. 734-213-0017. email@example.com www.motawi.com [map]
Display of highlights and new acquisitions of the map library.
4-7 p.m., U-M Hatcher Grad Library, 2nd floor, enter from Diag. Free. 764-0410. [map]
Exhibits and demonstrations by various local and regional artists. Refreshments. Mar. 22: Ardyth Paganone demonstrates how to make pysanky, eggs decorated with traditional folk motifs using a wax batik method. Apr. 26: Jewelry artist Terri Ritter discusses kumihimo, the samurai art of braiding.
5-8 p.m., Artistica, 3203 Broad, Dexter. 426-1500. [map]
Mar. 10, 24, & 31. Docent-led tour, with audience participation, of highlights of UMMA collections.
1 p.m. UMMA, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395. [map]
Mar. 10 & 24. See review. Docent-led tour of the current retrospective of works by internationally renowned Nigerian artist Anatsui, a sculptor known for large wall sculptures made from discarded bottle tops. The exhibit spans 4 decades of Anatsui’s art, including works in wood, ceramic, and metal, as well as drawings, prints, and paintings.
2 p.m., UMMA, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395. [map]
Formerly incarcerated artists discuss the works in this year’s exhibition of art by Michigan Prisoners at the Duderstadt Center Gallery (see Galleries).
3-5 p.m., Duderstadt Center Gallery, 2281 Bonisteel. Free. 647-7673. [map]